Friday, April 19, 2019
Jeffrey Ganzon

Ganzon declares vice mayoral bid

Iloilo City Vice Mayor Jeffrey Ganzon on Monday confirmed  that he would run for re-election next year. In a media interview, Ganzon said he accepted...
PhilHealth helps street children, PWDs and IPs

PhilHealth in WV tops in membership coverage

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) in Western Visayas has a higher coverage rate than the national average. According to Ana Theresia “Risa” Hontiveros-Baraquel, Board...

DOT-6 sees films as potential vehicle for tourism promotion

The Department of tourism (DOT) Region VI will promote the region’s tourism industry through films. Lawyer Helen J. Catalbas, regional director of the DOT-6, said...
Canadian Urban Institute to Iloilo

Canadian organization ends Metro Iloilo-Guimaras Bioregion program

The Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) has ended its Metro Iloilo Guimaras Bioregion initiative program that aims to work together with different government agencies and...
Traffic congestion in Iloilo City. Photo by Clark Villaruel Antiquiera/IMT

Intelligent transpo system pushed to solve traffic woes in Iloilo City

Will traffic congestion in Iloilo City be solved with the proposed intelligent transport system? Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said the intelligent transport system will help...
Farmers are expected to be most affected by the El Niño phenomenon this year. Photo by Iloilo Metropolitan Times.

Iloilo among vulnerable to El Niño; Defensor to form El Niño Task Force

The Iloilo Provincial Government is now taking necessary measures to deal with possible effects of an El Niño phenomenon this year. According to state weather...
APEC PHILIPPINES 2015

2-day APEC meeting set this week in Iloilo City

Delegates from various Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member-economies will tackle building infrastructure through long-term investments and capital market development during their meeting in Iloilo...
Children, according to the DOT, are often victimized by exploiters who spread prostitution and other forms of exploitation in the tourism industry.

DOT continues campaign vs child prostitution, abuse in tourism destinations

The proliferation of sexual abuse and exploitation, particularly in areas that are accessible to tourists, remains a major concern for the Department of Tourism...
Manny Pacquio and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. have weighed-in, a day before their bout in Las Vegas. Photo by Chris Farina

Peco prepares for historic “fight of the century”

Panay Electric Company (Peco) is not leaving anything to chance on Sunday, when Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao collides with unbeaten American champion Floyd...
circumcised

DOH to parents: Don’t force your kids to get circumcised

The Department of Health (DOH) 6 has advised parents not to force their kids to be circumcised if they are not ready to avoid...